Our team works together with other Iowa State offices and community organizations to put together a number of annual events for our community.

Click on a link below to see more about the event. To register, visit the event registration page.

Annual Statewide Veterans Conference

The Annual Iowa Statewide conference features workshops and speakers around the Veterans experience and issues affecting Veterans today. Learn more.

Veterans Compass: Navigating your Iowa State Adventure

A special informational briefing focused specifically on the Veteran and military-affiliated student experience. Attendance is not required, but is highly encouraged if you are a Veteran, military personnel, or military family member enrolling for the first time. Learn more.

Veterans Celebration

An annual free dinner provided by the Veterans Center to honor graduating student veterans and their acheivments. Learn more.


Gold Star Hall Ceremony

The Gold Star Hall Ceremony is an annual event honoring the ISU students who have lost their lives during military service. Each year students are inducted with their biographies shared and their names engraved in the Gold Star Hall. Learn More.

Faculty, Staff, and Student Veteran Meet and Greet

This social event is an opportunity for faculty and staff to engage with student Veterans. With free food and drinks, why would anyone want to pass that up? Learn more.


Vets in Higher Ed Summit

Home Base Iowa CHAMP's Institutions and members of the Iowa Academic Council on Military Education will come together to discuss how best to support Veterans, military personnel and family members in higher education. Learn More.